NCUA Board Member Rodney Hood Visits Tennessee Roundtable

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NCUA Board Member Rodney Hood recently joined Tennessee credit unions in Nashville for a roundtable discussion. Thirteen credit unions were represented with more than 30 attendees. Credit unions discussed the current state of overdraft protection, fintech, crypto and digital currency, board modernization, and the CFPB. Board Member Hood focused on financial inclusion as the civil […]

Fortera Credit Union and Life Credit Union Announce Merger Completion

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Fortera Credit Union has completed its merger with Life Credit Union, effective April 1, 2022. As a subsidiary of Fortera, Life Credit Union will operate as Life Credit Union, Powered by Fortera. The combined entity will have $766 million in assets and serve more than 73,000 members worldwide. Operational integration among the credit unions is […]

Is Shared Branching Your Credit Union’s Next Branch?

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Does your credit union have members in areas your branches do not reach?  Do you lose members because someone in the family is transferred to another city or another state and you have no locations there to serve your members at an in-branch location?  Do your auditors tell you that you need a way for […]

Registration is Open for the 2022 Southeast Regional Directors’ Conference

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Registration is now open for the 2022 Southeast Regional Directors’ Conference, hosted by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LCLSU). This year’s conference will be held July 31 through August 3, 2022, at the Grand Hotel Golf Resort in Point Clear, Alabama. According to their website: “The Southeast Regional Directors’ Conference is designed […]

Member Expulsion Goes from a Bill to a Law!

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TriStar Advocacy Report School House Rock – Member Expulsion Goes from a Bill to a Law! On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed the $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill into law, including lots of items like aid for Ukraine, funding for our government, and a small but essential piece of legislation to help credit unions. […]

Credit Union House Celebrates 20th Anniversary, Elects New Board

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In celebration of its 20th Anniversary, the Credit Union House Board of Directors held a ceremonial ribbon cutting to kick off their Annual Meeting on February 27. Credit Union House holds its annual meeting in conjunction with the Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) each year. Brett Thompson, chair of Credit Union […]

Accelerating Transformation & Automation in Lending with AI

Please join us for a webinar as Jaynel Christensen, VP of Lending for Commonwealth Credit Union, will share how Zest AI helped them achieve faster loan approvals for more members with no added risk.   Curtis Wagner, Director of Client Services, Zest AI, will explain how AI can help credit union lenders get more loans […]

2022 GAC Wrapup and Nashville Update

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2022 GAC The 2022 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference – and for the first time since 2020 in person – has come and gone. The conference featured many fantastic speakers and topics, including cryptocurrency, financial well-being for all, and many others. Sixty people represented Tennessee’s credit unions in Washington DC, meeting with federal legislators to discuss […]

Southeast CUNA Management School June 12-17, 2022

Registration for Southeast CUNA Management School’s 2022 session is open! This year’s session is being held from Sunday, June 12 through Friday, June 17 at the University of Georgia Hotel & Conference Center, 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA. Career Elevation through CUNA Management School Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a graduation […]